Announced his decision to transfer from Wake Forest in April of 2012 ... Two-year letterwinner who played in 62 career games with six starts for the Demon Deacons ... Voted by his teammates as a team captain for the 2012-13 season ... Provided an outside shooting threat off the bench ... Terrific 3-point shooter with deep range ... Possesses a high basketball IQ ... One of the top scorers in West Virginia high school basketball history ... Became the ninth all-time Parade All-American to suit up for Wake Forest ... Joined Chris Paul (2003) and Al-Farouq Aminu (2008) as Deacons who were first team honorees by Parade ... The fifth West Virginia native to play for the Deacons in the modern era and the first since Mark Cline (1984-87).
Played in all 31 games with three starts ... Averaged 5.4 points and 1.6 rebounds in 14.2 minutes per game ... Went 35-for-83 for 42.2 percent from 3-point range ... Ranked second on the team in 3-pointers made and 3-point percentage ... Shot 39.5 percent overall from the field, going 47-for-119 on the season ... In conference play, averaged 3.6 points and 1.1 rebounds in 12.4 minutes per game ... Went 17-for-45 for 37.8 percent from 3-point range in ACC games ... Started three consecutive games in mid-December: at Richmond, vs. High Point and vs. Seton Hall ... Scored a career-high 15 points with a career-best 5-for-8 showing from 3-point range vs. High Point (Dec. 5) ... Came off the bench to score 13 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including 3-for-3 from 3-point range, at UNCG (Dec. 22) ... Was also in double figures scoring with 11 points vs. Mercer (Nov. 19) in the Paradise Jam and 10 points in Wake Forest's 71-46 win over Florida State (Feb. 9).
2012-13 Season Highlights
Opened the season with 11 points off the bench vs. Radford (Nov. 9) ... Scored all 11 of his points in the first half, going 3-for-3 from 3-point range in the period ... Scored 11 points and went 3-for-4 from 3-point range vs. Mercer (Nov. 19) in the Paradise Jam ... Hit two free throws with four seconds left to seal the comeback win ... Hit 2-of-4 3-pointers and scored nine points in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge vs. Nebraska (Nov. 27) ... Made his first start of the season at Richmond (Dec. 1) ... Led the team with a career-high 15 points, with a career-best five 3-pointers in eight attempts vs. High Point (Dec. 5) ... Came off the bench to score 13 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including 3-for-3 from 3-point range, at UNCG (Dec. 22) ... Hit a pair of 3-pointers and finished with six points and an assist at North Carolina (Feb. 5) ... Scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting, including 2-for-3 from 3-point range, and had four rebounds and two steals vs. Florida State (Feb. 9) ... Hit a pair of 3-pointers to score six points at Boston College (Feb. 13) ... Scored nine points on 3-of-5 shooting from beyond the arc at Florida State (Feb. 26) ... Scored nine points on 3-of-5 shooting, including 2-for-4 from 3-point range, to go with two assists at NC State (Mar. 6).
Played in all 31 games with three starts ... Averaged 6.3 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 26.1 minutes per game ... The team's fifth-leading scorer ... Ranked fourth on the team in both assists and steals ... Went 39-for-122 from 3-point range for 32 percent ... His 39 3-pointers is the seventh-highest single-season total for a Wake Forest freshman ... His 122 attempts is the school's fifth-highest rookie total ... Went 32-for-39 for 82.1 percent at the free throw line ... Made his first career start on Jan. 2 vs. Wofford in place of the injured C.J. Harris ... Made his first career ACC start on Feb. 15 vs. Georgia Tech ... In conference play, averaged 6.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 25.4 minutes per game ... Named the ACC Rookie of the Week on Nov. 21 after averaging 11.5 points, 4.0 assists and 2.5 steals while shooting 57.1 percent from the field in games against Georgia Southern and N.C. Central ... Scored in double figures nine times, leading the team in scoring once (at Nebraska) ... Team went 6-3 when he scored in double figures ... Led the team in assists twice ... Hit multiple 3-pointers in 12 games, including a season-high four vs. Dayton ... Converted 2-of-3 three-point play opportunities ... Received the team's Skip Prosser Award ... Also received the school's King Fisher Society Student-Athlete of the Week Award on Dec. 9.
2011-12 Season Highlights
Made his collegiate debut vs. Loyola (Nov. 11), finishing with two points and an assist before fouling out ... Bounced back with 13 points in his second collegiate outing vs. Georgia Southern (Nov. 16) ... Scored in double figures for a second straight game vs. N.C. Central (Nov. 20) with 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting and added a career-high five assists ... Hit a career-high four 3-pointers on seven attempts vs. Dayton (Nov. 24) ... Scored 13 points at Nebraska (Nov. 30), setting a season-high with five field goals ... Scored 11 points vs. Gardner-Webb (Dec. 18) and was instrumental in icing the win by nailing a season-high five free throws during the last 33 seconds ... Scored a career-high 14 points vs. UNC Wilmington (Dec. 21) ... Had one of his best ACC games with 13 points, hitting 3-of-6 from 3-point range, in 29 minutes at Boston College (Jan. 21) ... Logged a season-high 38 minutes at Miami (Feb. 18), finishing with 12 points on 5-of-9 shooting.
A 2011 graduate of Ripley High School in Ripley, W.Va. ... 2011 first team Parade All-American ... 2011 Gatorade Boys Basketball Player of the Year for the state of West Virginia ... Two-time first team all-state selection in 2009-10 and 2010-11 ... 2011 McDonald's All-America nominee ... Received the 2011 Bill Evans Award, which goes to the state's player of the year ... Finished second in the voting as a junior in 2009-10 ... Placed second at the inaugural High School 3-Point Championships held during the 2011 NCAA Final Four in Houston, Texas ... Finished high school career with 2,210 points, which ranks 10th all-time in West Virginia state history ... Led the state in scoring as a junior (32 ppg) and as a senior (37 ppg) ... Four-year letterwinner who led Ripley to four straight winning seasons ... Played for coach Craig Harmon ... Started as a freshman for the Vikings alongside older brother, Noah ... The brothers helped Ripley to the school's first winning record (15-10, 11-8 MSAC) in more than a decade in 2007-08 ... As a senior in 2010-11, averaged 37.0 points, 6.7 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 2.5 steals per game ... Also made 141 3-point field goals during his senior season ... Averaged 32.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists as a junior ... Named Mountain State Athletic Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... Co-player of the year in the Mountain State Athletic Conference as a junior, sharing the honor with South Charleston's Pierria' Henry ... Named first team All-Mid Ohio Valley ... Named to the MaxPreps 2009-10 Junior All-American Team ... Participated in the West Virginia North/South All-Star Game ... Rated by both Rivals and Scout as a three-star prospect ... Played AAU ball two seasons with the Ohio Basketball Club and two seasons with the West Virginia Wildcats Select Team ... Graduated with a 3.5 cumulative GPA ... Honor roll student.
Given name is Chase Forrest Fischer ... Son of John and Robin Fischer ... Born Feb. 3, 1993 in Coral Springs, Fla. ... Has an older brother, Noah, who played basketball at Marshall and at the University of Charleston ... Noah played two seasons at Marshall before transferring to Charleston prior to the 2011-12 season ... Committed verbally to the Deacons in May of 2010 ... Chose Wake Forest over offers from Marshall, Ohio, UCF and VCU ... Wore No. 30 in high school.